August 9, 2007

Google News Hypocrisy: Walled Off Content

Mike Arrington:

TechMeme founder Gabe Rivera makes an interesting observation on the Google News story all over the blogosphere today.
One thing that bugs me: they’re now hosting original news content, yet they prohibit other aggregators from crawling it (per robots.txt restrictions and TOS). Of course Google News relies on the openness of other organizations with original news content.

Posted by James Zellmer at August 9, 2007 9:21 AM | Subscribe to this site via RSS:
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